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The Message Is Clear: Workers Still Want Balance, Growth, Advancement

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7 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The economy may be improving, but job numbers show it’s a long way from fully bouncing back from pre-recession levels. The economy may be improving, but job numbers show it’s a long way from fully bouncing back from pre-recession levels.According to a survey from According to a survey ...

How Vacation Time Can Make You A Better Leader

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7 mentions20 hours ago 20 hours ago
When you’ve been writing a blog for 5 years as I have starting this month, one of the things you appreciate as being a key factor behind your longevity in this sphere is the importance of taking a vacation break to employ the 3 R’s – rest, review,

HR Is a Lot of Things, But It’s Not Exactly Rocket Science

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6 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
I take that as a compliment. I’m not trying to “wow” anyone with my big brain. I’ve never been known for being the big brain type. I’m the common sense, straight-forward type.That’s the problem. Too many HR and Talent Pros want to make it seem like “our” jobs ...

5 Hard Truths About Leadership That You Never Stop Learning

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10 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
As an Organizational Development and Leadership practitioner, I often find myself having conversations about leadership – what it is and what it isn’twhat it is and what it isn’t – and how to be a good leader. – and how to be a good leader.Anyone who has ever ...

Tips to Give Effective Feedback for Online Courses

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6 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Good online courses provide feedback throughout the course. The trick is making sure that it is meaningful and effective feedback.Here’s an approach that’s typical of a lot of elearning courses. We provide a few screens of information then a quick knowledge check to see what they know. Then ...

Become The Leader Worth Following - Lolly Daskal

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Examples of leaders are everywhere. Many are powerful, many are popular, but few are worthy of being followed.Examples of leaders are everywhere. Many are powerful, many are popular, but few are worthy of being followed. The ones that extend themselves to keep promises, act ethically, lead by example,

Top 10 Reasons Why LMS Implementation Fail

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5 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
See also: Learning Management System, Learning Management System Comparison, Learning Management System Implementation, LMS This article talks about the top 10 reasons of “why LMS implementations fail?” If you are planning to implement an LMS or changing over to a new one; it is a must read for ...

8 Top Tips to Create an Effective Social Learning Strategy

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
In this article, you'll find Social Learning tips, advice, and techniques for creating a successful Social Learning Strategy. From research to implementation, I'll walk you through on how to develop a Social Learning Strategy that engages learners and encourages collaborative eLearning.In today's tech-savvy world, it's pretty common to ...

7 Tips on How Not To Fail with MOOC Courses

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The fact that you are reading this article bears ample testimony to the fact that you are looking for a MOOC which is short for Massive Open Online Course. Your reasons behind opting for a MOOC may range from your desire to learn something new to changing career ...

Approaching eLearning Assessment Design Like eLearning Content Design

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
See also: See also: corporate elearning best practicescorporate elearning best practices, , eLearning assessmenteLearning assessment, , elearning design tipselearning design tips, , elearning development best practiceselearning development best practices, , Instructional Design Best PracticesInstructional Design Best PracticesIn some parts of the world, teachers of young kids are instructed ...

Gamification is sh1t. Let's make it better.

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
I thought that might get your attention. Excuse the contrived use of the 1 in shit there as well, firewalls can be so jumpy about certain words.Gamification, in far too many cases right now,is indeed shit. I am not saying I am not saying gamification itself is bad,

E-Learning Challenge #44: Virtual Tours in Online Training

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
In last week’s challenge, you shared creative ways to virtually introduce learners to key players in your organization. Your demos were amazing and included everything from standard org charts to creative meet the team examples.So in the spirit of virtual introductions, I thought we’d look at ways to ...

How to Build a Solid Foundation for Better Work Relationships

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5 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Search any of the top business, leadership, or HR blogs and you’ll find that one of the key drivers to employee engagement is clearly communicated expectationsexpectations. You know this old song and dance; if employees . You know this old song and dance; if employees knowknow what’s expected ...

3 Business Life Lessons: How To Progress Through Positivity

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Working in any sector of business can be stressful, and it’s easy to lose sight of your own personal goals and progression, which often fall to the wayside in favour of deadlines and number crunching. Many people feel inundated by their workloads, causing their career to control them ...

Gamification is the new corporate performance management

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5 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Motivate Managers Well. Employees are Often Left with No CPM. Gamification implementation emulates successfully a CPM.Performance Management Systems Motivate Managers Well. Employees are Often Left with No Effective Performance Management. Yet, the same process and detailed encouragement to hit targets is, in most cases,

Would My Leadership Job Be Easier in a Parallel Universe?

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6 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
I can remember feeling at various points in my career, that the mission just didn’t make sense, or that it was unsupported. I felt like I was out on a limb owning all of the risk, and with not enough resources to succeed.Or, I felt like the corporate ...

The case for Guided Social Learning Experience Design

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
As classroom training is gradually being replaced by e-learning I have watched as many people have become exasperated with this new experience – something which Nick Shackleton Jones clearly illustrated in a recent posta recent post..And yet at the same time, I also seeI also see how many ...

eLearning Responsive Design Isn’t Responsive to Your Solutions

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6 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
See also: elearning design tips, elearning development best practices, micro learning examples, mobile learning, Performance Support, responsive design, responsive elearning design As an eLearning designer, making your eLearning content responsive across devices shouldn’t be a main concern; rather creating optimal learning or performance experiences should be your focus.

Your Recruiting Mantra? It’s Simple as ABC

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5 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
The Seattle SeahawksSeattle Seahawks throttled the throttled the Denver BroncosDenver Broncos (my home team) (my home team) in the Super Bowl earlier this yearin the Super Bowl earlier this year..Yet, these two teams were, arguably, the most aggressive in signing free agents to upgrade their teams during the ...

Big Data in eLearning: The Future of eLearning Industry

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6 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
In this article I will focus on big data in eLearning, the unique advantages big data can offer to eLearning professionals, and how big data will impact the future of eLearning industry. One of the most amazing aspects of eLearning in today's world is that it is constantly ...

Is responsive design killing mobile?

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Picture yourself at a work event. What are you wearing? What are you talking about? How loud are you talking? If you indulge at all, how much have you had to drink? Now picture yourself on a weekend trip with a group of friends.We won’t go into details,

Leadership Ethics: It Doesn't Depend

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3 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Posted by Ted CoinéTed Coiné on Jul 24, 2014 in on Jul 24, 2014 in BusinessBusiness, , CultureCulture, , EngagementEngagement, , FeaturedFeatured, , LeadershipLeadership | | 0 commentsImagine recent outcomes at GM, and Toyota before it, if some frontline engineer – or even assembly line worker – used ...

Rob Bellenfant: A Millennial Leader Learning to Speak Millennial

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4 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
A Millennial leading a team full of Millennials sounds like the perfect complement, right? It seems as if it would be such a great match! The leader and team presumably speak the same language. They must have the same motivations and instincts. Communication must be simple, right? Not ...

Where Is Gamification Going? Some ‘New Rules’; Or, Stated Another Way….

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6 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
…just how jaded and seeking for social interaction have customers become, in their relationships with vendors and their loyalty and engagement programs, that experiences need to always be fun and inclusive? Several years ago, one executive of a game design firm defined gamification as “a loyalty program on ...

Why Consider Mobile Learning? (Infographic)Kevin Corbett

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
1.By 2015 80% of people will be accessing the Internet from mobile devices. 2.In 2012, 65% of workers declared their mobile devices to be their “most critical work device.” 2.In 2012, 65% of workers declared their mobile devices to be their “most critical work device.” 3.65% of information ...

Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
With the growing utility of mobiles devices in our everyday lives, the Training & Learning industry is realizing that learners are spending a large chunk of their time on their smartphones or tablets. The increasing popularity of mobile-based learning is a direct output of this realization. With developing ...

Super 7 Tips To Create Responsive Courses with Adobe Captivate 8

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7 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
With tons of devices in varied screen sizes being used by the trainees and employees, there is a dire need to make the content available on different devices. Thankfully Adobe Captivate 8 allows you to create responsive eLearning courses that can fit perfectly in different device sizes in ...

Why Understanding Gamification is Prerequisite to Implementation, featuring Steve Sims (Badgeville)

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
I’m always on the hunt for insightful conversations with leaders in the tech industry including deep dives into the gamification space, digital media strategies, data visualization trendsdata visualization trends and much more. At Gsummit I was able to have numerous conversations with the top leaders in the gamification ...

Pinterest for Recruiting. No, Really!

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3 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Pinterest is the go-to site for people looking for something new to make for dinner or for those planning a wedding. When it comes to recruiting, not so much.But Pinterest CAN and HAS worked for both direct hire and contract staffing recruiters. Could it work for you? That depends. You have to consider your audience. Most Pinterest users in the United States are still female. If you are courting a predominately male workforce, Pinterest may not be the best social media tool for you. Additionally, only a quarter of Pinterest ...

Evolving Your Workplace Culture: History Shows It Takes a Bold Vision

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9 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
CEO’s continue to publicly proclaim their efforts to manage significant and meaningful culture change.Some miss the mark and show their lack of understanding this critical topic. Others, like Satya Nadella of Microsoft, share a much clearer vision and appear like they truly “get it.” What separates the visionary ...

With Training, Sometimes You Learn More Through Learning Less

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The learning landscape has changed substantially; the line has different skill needs, and employees want to learn in new, innovative ways.As line leaders pursue new growth opportunities — or seek to improve their execution of existing plans — they need employees with new and more complex skills. Clearly,

Gamification: The users perspective

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
As a gamification designer, it is easy to get hooked up on the intricacies of the system. The feedback mechanics, the game mechanics, the economy and the cleverness of it all. It is also easy to think, “this is going to be great” when you have a new ...

GUEST BLOG - What is the Perfect Formula for eLearning?

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
The thread continued, talking about study and learning styles, technical abilities, feedback, interaction, information dumps, talking heads, MOOCs and communities. It was not until paragraph 8 that there was a mention of the BUSINESS:“...a credible knowledge pool where modern workers pull information as they need it and learn ...

The Craft VS. The Art Of Leadership

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7 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I think it’s fair to say that I am an expert, or at least, very exper-ienced, in the realm of arts education. Since leadership is an art form of sorts, I thought I would weigh in with an artistic perspective on leadership and management training.When people talk about ...

Becoming an Instructional Designer

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2 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
This article is the last in a series about becoming an Instructional Designer. Check it out and learn about the value of Instructional Design networking and Instructional Design portfolios.In my last post titled Becoming an Instructional Designer - Areas of Expertise and Credentials, I covered areas of expertise,

Leadership Acceptance: Letting Go Of The Controls - Lolly Daskal

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
In Chuck Yeager’s book The Right Stuff, he describes a time in the 1950′s when an elite group of US Air Force pilots set out to fly at altitudes beyond anything that had ever been attempted before. As they left the familiar dense atmosphere of Earth, they found ...

Create Your Own Custom Characters for Online Training

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7 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
In this blog we’ve learned how to create custom characters with clip art. We’ve also learned to create our own illustrated characters in PowerPoint. And today, we’ll learn another way to create custom characters.A few months ago, Mike Taylor, one of our community managers had a great post ...

5 Ways to Lead More Authentically

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
How would you answer the question:Do most leaders lead with true authenticity? Sadly, if you’re like my MBA students, the majority of you will likely vote no. You’d share stories of strategic ambiguity, or leaders letting greed and stock price trump once solid values. One student shared, “I ...

Your Answer to Lackluster Customer and Employee Engagement: Add Fun.

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Gamification -- a hot buzzword these days -- is the business equivalent of mixing broccoli into mac and cheese. It’s a way of making predictable, boring workplace tasks more engaging for employees and customers.And it seems to be working. By taking business processes such as compliance training and ...

Why is There Such a Misguided Concern Over Poaching Talent?

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9 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
A common complaint made about development programs is the concern that it will create employee turnover.As employees develop new capabilities they will be unsatisfied staying in their current roles and will begin actively seeking opportunities elsewhere. People argue that “if we develop our employees other people will hire ...

What is Employee Engagement? Or more importantly, what isn’t it!

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
At our last committee meeting, we were discussing employee engagement, and Steven Murgatroyd asked ‘but what is employee engagement, what does it mean?’ He rightly raised the question, and we asked him to put his thoughts in a blog to share here.engagement, what does it mean?’ He rightly ...

Gamified Learning Management System: An Upcoming Motivation Strategy

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Gamification has proven to be a successful motivation strategy – if done the way the learners want! So, how Learners would like to use their Gamified Learning Management System. For every motivation strategy, there is a list of heuristics for improving quality. A strategy is successful only if ...

3 Things you Forgot About Motivating People

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Posted by Tim FargoTim Fargo on Jul 21, 2014 in on Jul 21, 2014 in BusinessBusiness, , CommunicationCommunication, , CultureCulture, , FeaturedFeatured, , LeadershipLeadership, , RecognitionRecognition | | 0 commentsWhen we think about motivation we tend to imagine people bounding around, smiling and excited to make things happen.

6 Essential Leadership Skills for Today's Leader

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Posted by Eileen McDarghEileen McDargh on Jul 21, 2014 in on Jul 21, 2014 in CommunicationCommunication, , EngagementEngagement, , FeaturedFeatured, , LeadershipLeadership | | 1 commentAs of this month- July 2014, log on to Amazon and you’ll find 116,796 titles under the heading “Leadership”. But if you’re in ...

5 Easy Ways to Find A Great Color Scheme

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Getting the right content is obviously an important part of building good online training, but by itself it may not be enough. Even the best content in the world won’t get the attention it deserves if it looks unprofessional and unappealing - looks DO matter in e-learning courses. Color is an important aspect of any professional, visually appealing design. Different colors evoke different types of emotions and like everything else you put in your course, you want to choose your color scheme intentionally to make sure it fits the context ...

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: 21st Century Learning

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
If you don't fundamentally believe that the internet, the cloud, and connected devices, together, are powerful enough to have changed ALL of those things...and more...then stop reading right now.There are no excuses, no "yea, but...", no gatekeepers other than owning a computer, and an internet connection. And in ...

Great Leadership Matters in Any Business

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
If you are an entrepreneur starting a new venture, if you are an investor looking to invest in a new startup, if you are a boss managing a company, if you are a CEO leading a business, everything you do matters.Great leaders share a combination of traits and behaviors. The good news for the rest of us is that they're things we can emulate and practice every day: Lead With Vision. When you have an incredible vision and you are able to convey it to others, your leadership will matter ...

5 Tips for Designing E-learning for Adults with Low Education Levels

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
When designing e-learning for adult learner populations with low education levels, it’s essential to consider all the instructional design and multimedia elements, and how they work together to support this unique audience’s learning. Here we have compiled five tips from a recent project to help you create effective ...

From Control to Trust - Unleash the Rebels!

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
“Whatever you do, do not hire that man!” I had just finished interviewing a candidate for a job and called his former manager for a reference. “He is totally out of control; always questioning why we do things, coming up with strange and silly ideas of how we ...

5 Interesting Methods for Hiring Highly Skilled Candidates

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
It's a fascinating time to be in the recruiting world right now. With each passing month, you see market commentaries starting to look more and more like they did before the Lehman crash. The focus is increasingly on the difficulties that employers are expecting to face in attracting ...
 

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